All posts by Carolin Teufelberger

Carolin Teufelberger is a contributing journalist visiting Australia from Staufen in Switzerland. Her favourite car brand is Porsche, and hopes to one day own a 911. She is currently studying journalism at Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

Jaguar makes car pillars disappear with Virtual Urban Windscreen

Dec 17, 2014

The best way to avoid an accident is to spot trouble before it starts. That’s especially true in busy city driving where countless distractions can pull your attention away from the road. Jaguar Land Rover...

SEAT restores 1986 Ibiza for King Felipe VI of Spain, his first car

Dec 16, 2014

King Felipe VI of Spain was visiting SEAT’s main headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona province) recently when the automaker surprised the monarch with a gift that brought back memories. The Monarch was on an official visit...

Ferrari F430 crash in Austria ends with supercar submerged in lake

Dec 15, 2014

A Croatian driver of a red Ferrari F430 Spider lost control of his supercar and crashed into a lake in Austria. The accident occurred on Wednesday evening near the city of Villach in southern Austria....

Streetpong ‘ActiWait’ entertains pedestrians in Germany

Dec 12, 2014

Pong, the game that most would probably assume has outlived its usefulness in the 21st century, might have finally found new life in Germany. In a bid to reduce boredom, pedestrians in the small city...

Editorial: How to get a driver’s licence – Australia vs Switzerland

Dec 11, 2014

In NSW, Australia you sure have to go through a lot of stages until you can finally hold your full licence in your hands. But there are countries in this world where it is harder...

White is the most popular car colour in 2014, again

Dec 10, 2014

Paint giant PPG Industries recently released its annual automotive colour popularity data, showing that white remains the most popular car colour globally based on 2014 automotive build data. The data claims that 28 per cent...

Mayor of Paris plans to ban cars from central districts

Dec 09, 2014

On your next trip to the ‘City of Love’ you might be able to enjoy a bike ride on Champs-Elysées with fewer cars. Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo recently announced that she wants to ban...

Kmart & Target ban GTA V, fans suggest banning the Bible

Dec 08, 2014

Kmart and Target have pulled Grand Theft Auto (GTA) V from their shelves in Australia after three feminists felt offended by the game’s violence, particularly against women. Last month campaigners started a petition on

Shanghai man creates miniature car, smallest in the world?

Dec 05, 2014

Beijing and Shanghai are very expensive cities to live in. Everything gets more expensive, from subway rides to cars. That’s the reason why some people start to get creative. 60-year-old Shanghai native Xu Zhiyun has...

BMW police cars crash into each other responding to robbery

Dec 04, 2014

Two BMW police cars have crashed into each other while responding to a bank robbery alarm in Bamberg, Germany. The two cars suffered moderate damage while the officers now have some embarrassing explaining to do....

Hyundai opens new innovative showroom, first of many

Dec 03, 2014

It has become quite difficult to lure people in a showroom these days as everything can be checked online. But Hyundai has now taken up the challenge. Together with its new partner Delta Automobile, the...

2014 Women’s World Car of the Year winners announced

Dec 02, 2014

Given the rise of female car purchasers world-wide, the female voice is more important than ever. That’s why it is crucial for businesses to know which cars appeal to women. This year, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class...